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Journal Publications

  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Féménias, P.; Mavrocordatos, C.; Galanakis, D.; Tripolitsiotis, A.; Frantzis, X.; Tziavos, I.N.; Vergos, G.; Andersen, O.B.; Guinle, T. Fifteen years of Cal/Val service to reference altimetry missions: Calibration of satellite altimetry at the Permanent Facilities in Gavdos and Crete, Greece. Remote Sensing, 10, 1557, doi: 10.3390/rs10101557
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Féménias, P.; Mavrocordatos, C.; Galanakis, D.; Tripolitsiotis, A.; Frantzis, X.; Kokolakis, C; Tziavos, I.N.; Vergos, G.; Guinle, T. Absolute Calibration of the European Sentinel-3A Surface Topography Mission over the Permanent Facility for Altimetry Calibration in west Crete, Greece. Remote Sensing, 10(11), 1808, doi: 10.3390/rs10111808.

 Presentations

2019

  • Mertikas, S.; Féménias, P.; Donlon, C.; Borde, F.; Galanakis, D.; Tziavos, I.N.; Vergos, G.; Frantzis, X.; Tripolitsiotis, A. Transponder and Sea-Surface Calibration of Sentinel-3A and Sentinel-3B altimeters with the Permanent Facility for Altimeter Calibration in west Crete, Greece. In: Fifth Sentinel-3 Validation Team Meeting, 7-9 May 2019, Frascati (Rome), Italy.
  • Mertikas, S.; Féménias, P.; Donlon, C.; Mavrocordatos, C.; Galanakis, D.; Tripolitsiotis, A. Transponder and Sea-Surface Calibration of Sentinel-3A &-3B during their tandem phase in west Crete, Greece. In: ESA Living Planet Symposium, 13-17 May 2019, Milan, Italy.
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Féménias, P.; Cullen, R.; Galanakis, D.; Tripolitsiotis, A. Uncertainty characterization of satellite altimetry calibration with Fiducial Reference Measurements Standards. In: ESA Living Planet Symposium, 13-17 May 2019, Milan, Italy.
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Jackson, C.; Féménias, P.; Loddo, C.N.; Scharroo, R.; Cullen, R. Preparatory Steps for the absolute altimeter calibration of the Sentinel-6/Jason-CS at the dedicated calibration facilities in Gavdos and Crete, Greece. In: ESA Living Planet Symposium, 13-17 May 2019, Milan, Italy.
  • Garcia-Mondejar, A.; Fornari, M.; Mertikas, S.; Bouffard, J.; Féménias, P.; Roca, M. CryoSat-2 range, datation and interferometer calibration with transponders. In: ESA Living Planet Symposium, 13-17 May 2019, Milan, Italy.
  • Garcia-Mondejar, A.; Mertikas, S.; Galanakis, D.; Labroue, S.; Bruniquel, J.; Qartly, G., Féménias, P.; Mavrocordatos, C.; Garcia, P.; Roca, M. Sentinel-3 Range and Datation Calibration with Crete Transponder. In: ESA Living Planet Symposium, 13-17 May 2019, Milan, Italy.

2018

  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Femenias, P.; Mavrocordatos, C.; Galanakis, D.; Guinle, T.; Boy, F.; Tripolitsiotis, A.; Frantzis, X. Absolute calibration of the Sentinel-3 altimeter with sea-surface and transponder at FRM standards in West Crete, Greece. In: Fourth Sentinel-3 Validation Team Meeting, 13-15 March 2018, Chania, Crete, Greece. Available online: http://geodesy.mred.tuc.gr/pub/WED-1150-AL-Mertikas-WEB.pdf .
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Femenias, P.; Mavrocordatos, C.; Galanakis, D.; Guinle, T.; Boy, F.; Tripolitsiotis, A.; Frantzis, X. Calibration of Satellite Altimetry at the Permanent Facilities in Gavdos and Crete, Greece. In: International Review Workshop on Satellite Altimetry Cal/Val Activities and Applications, 23-26 April 2018, Chania, Crete, Greece. Available online: http://www.geomatlab.tuc.gr/fileadmin/users_data/geomatlab/international_review_workshop_2018/presentations/01_Monday/Session_02/03_S2_02_Mertikas_et_al.pdf.
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Femenias, P.; Galanakis, D.;, A.; Frantzis, X. International Standardization for Satellite Altimetry Calibration: Lessons from the Past and Roadmap to the Future. In: 25Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry, 24-29 September 2018, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal. Available online: https://meetings.aviso.altimetry.fr/fileadmin/user_upload/tx_ausyclsseminar/files/25YPSA_Mertikas_FRM_20_Sept_2018.pdf.
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Femenias, P.; Mavrocordatos, C.; Galanakis, D.; Tziavos, I.; Boy, F.; Vergos, G.; Andersen, O.; Frantzis, X.; Lin, M.; Tripolitsiotis, A.; The Permanent Facility for Satellite Altimetry Calibration in Gavdos and Crete, Greece: Fifteen years of Cal/Val Service. In: 25Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry, 24-29 September 2018, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal.
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Femenias, P.; Galanakis, D.;, A.; Frantzis, X. Uncertainty Characterization with FRM Standards for Satellite Altimetry Calibration: Lessons from the Past and Roadmap to the Future. In: Ocean Surface Topography Science Team Meeting, 27-28 September 2018, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal.
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Femenias, P.; Galanakis, D.;, A.; Frantzis, X. Transponder and Sea-Surface Calibration of Satellite Altimeters at the Permanent Facility for Altimeter Calibration in West Crete, Greece. In: Ocean Surface Topography Science Team Meeting, 27-28 September 2018, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal. Available online: https://meetings.aviso.altimetry.fr/fileadmin/user_upload/CVL_03_Mertikas.pdf
  • Watson, C.; Bonnefond, P.; Haines, B.; Mertikas, S. In Situ Calibration and Validation of Satellite Altimetry: A Review of 25 Years of Ongoing Monitoring. In: 25Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry, 24-29 September 2018, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

Conference Proceedings (peer-reviewed)

  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Féménias, P.; Cullen, R.; Galanakis, D.; A.; Frantzis, X., Tripolitsiotis, A. Fiducial Reference Measurements for Satellite Altimetry Calibration: The Constituents. In: IAG Symposia (accepted for publication).
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Féménias, P.; Mavrocordatos, C.; Galanakis, D.; Guinle, T.; Boy, F.; Tripolitsiotis, A.; Frantzis, X.; Tziavos, I.; Vergos, G. Absolute calibration of the Sentinel-3 and Jason-3 altimeters with sea-surface and transponder techniques in West Crete, Greece. In: IAG Symposia (accepted for publication)
  • Mertikas, S.; Donlon, C.; Cullen, R.; Tripolitsiotis, A. Scientific and Operational Roadmap for Fiducial Reference Measurements in Satellite Altimetry Calibration & Validation. In: IAG Symposia (accepted for publication).

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